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SMETHAM, James (1821 - 1889), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SMETHAM, James (1821 - 1889), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 9 September 1821, in Yorkshire; died 6 February 1889, in Stoke Newington.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver (etching). Mythological subjects.

[not available online]James Smetham started out as an art teacher at the Normal College. He wrote various works, including essays on Reynolds and Blake. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street from 1851 until 1876, but his works

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